A Place for Everything | NEStalgia

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I’m proud to be a part of NESTALGIA, a video game themed art show hosted by The Dart Gallery in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. If you’re in Dartmouth during the next week, I strongly recommend checking this out. There’s a ton … Continue reading

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Celestino Piatti: The Other Great Swiss Designer

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Since I stumbled upon a book of his work, Celestino Piatti has quickly become one one of my favourite all-time graphic designers. He was a rare talent, combining the precise typography, visual wit, and delightful illustration. Piatti was most well … Continue reading

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Posters by Members of the Alliance Graphique Internationale 1960-1985

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As great as the Internet is for finding inspiration, I always find myself drawn to a good book. There is something truly endearing about having something tangible to look at and feel. With that in mind, here is a recently … Continue reading

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Herb Lubalin: The Book

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Lately, I’ve been on the lookout for great design-related books. From the content of books to the printing process itself, books are always a timeless source of great inspiration. The subject of my latest acquisition is legendary (and left-handed!) American … Continue reading

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Posters I Own (Part one)

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Starting at Montreal Meets 2, I’ve been on a poster buying rampage. So many people that I’ve met recently (via twitter and real life) have been producing amazing pieces, and I want to support them. Also, my walls are beige … Continue reading

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Flipboard for Android | First Impressions

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About a year ago, I bought myself an HP Touchpad (cue laugh track). It’s my first tablet, and I love using it to browse, check facebook and tweet. you know, light stuff like that. I’ve since switched from using WebOS … Continue reading

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Cool Designs from the Cold War

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Four years ago, I travelled to Central Russia for two months. It was a phenomenal experience, one that I won’t soon forget. One amazing souvenir given to me during that time was a collection of cold war era pins. Looking … Continue reading

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Bursting at the Seamz

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In the fall of 2011, I was an intern at Chester + Company, an ad agency with some big Nova Scotian clients. It was a great experience overall. I got to learn lots, do what I love, and meet some … Continue reading

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Five Hole for Food | An Infographic

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Last year, I had the pleasure of meeting Richard Loat, a communications student from Vancouver. What brought him to good ol’ Dartmouth was his very own non-profit, Five Hole for Food. Richard took a team across Canada to play street … Continue reading

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Montreal Meets Two | MMTWO

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This weekend I had the immense pleasure of attending Montreal Meets Two. It’s a design conference planned and organized by the amazing François Hoang (Aoiro Studio), featuring five extremely talented graphic designers and artists from around the world. Now I’m … Continue reading

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